WELA programme

The Women Entrepreneurship & Leadership for Africa (WELA) programme

According to The World Bank, Sub-Saharan Africa has the highest rate of entrepreneurship in the world and the women outnumber men. Africa has produced inspiring female leaders such as: Bridgette Motsepe Radebe, the South African owner of Mmakau Mining which has gold, petroleum, coal, ferrochrome and uranium assets; Hajia Bola Shagaya, the Nigerian Founder &

Kobe Bryant's Mamba Mentality

How to ensure that 2020 does not defeat you

2020 will forever be remembered as the annus horribilis for most of mankind. The year got off to an eventful and soul-destroying start with the Australian bush fires, floods in Indonesia, a volcanic eruption in the Philippines, a brush with World War III and billions of locusts ravaging East Africa. Then Kobe Bryant died in

Madagascar vanilla

5 reasons why agriculture underperforms in Africa

Africa has potential to feed the world with 60% of total uncultivated arable land available for agriculture. Yet Africa fails to feed itself. Even though more than 60% of the workforce is employed by agricultural sector, the continent relies on imports to meet basic needs such as grains ($15bn annually) and chickens (over 500kt per

US-Africa relations

What has the Trump administration done for Africa?

There was a huge uproar in January 2018 when it was reported that President Donald Trump had complained about taking in migrants from “shithole countries”, his derogatory term for African countries and Haiti. His comments were universally condemned by the United Nations, the Pope and the African Union who issued a statement calling the remarks


Ongolo.com Founder, Muloongo Muchelemba, does solo shows or interviews Pan-African and global thinkers 


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